This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Apple in talks with miners to secure cobalt supplies: sources (Reuters). Just when you though the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate was a settled matter, legislators in South Dakota, Missouri, Tennessee and Idaho are still fighting the battle.

Inside the Clunky World of Wearable Tech

Elementum

A study conducted by University of Missouri researchers showed that engineers were more focused on maximizing the technological capabilities of a gadget while designers were aiming for optimum comfort and aesthetic quality. The global fashion industry is worth about US $1.2 trillion.

Manufacturers Having Trouble Finding Cheap, Clean Renewable Energy

Material Handling & Logistics

These public commitments are made for a variety of business reasons: to diversify energy supplies, help companies demonstrate corporate leadership and innovation, and reduce energy and climate risks to their operations.

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Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

For instance, BJC Healthcare, a 12-hospital system operating in Missouri and Illinois, installed a solution including more than 70 smart cabinets in a pilot project at one of its hospitals.